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Brendan Brown

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Brendan Brown is senior fellow (non-resident) Hudson Institute. As an international monetary and financial economist, consultant, and author, his roles have included Head of Economic Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. He is also an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute. His latest book is The Case Against 2 Per Cent Inflation (Palgrave, 2018) and he is publisher of “Monetary
Scenarios,” Euro Crash: How Asset Price Inflation Destroys the Wealth of Nations and The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve: Manifesto for a Second Monetarist Revolution.

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The Hidden Tax in Central Banks' Low-Interest Policy

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/28/2019

The tactics used by central banks don't just create bubbles or drive up prices. They actively destroy value and act as a tax on real producers in the economy.

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The Fed's Dangerous Game: A Fourth Round of Stimulus in a Single Growth Cycle

Blog07/26/2019

At this point mal-investments and false market signals have been accumulating for many years. The effects can be seen not necessarily in a future "crash" but also in our current weak and declining levels of economic growth.

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Three Times the Price of Gold Collapsed — And Lessons for Today

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog06/25/2019

The gold price is heading up at the moment, but we can still learn a lot from three big collapses in the gold price which occurred after 1934.

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Can the Fed Keep This Long Cycle Going?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/16/2019

Jerome Powell has lost his faith in a new surge in economic growth. So, it's back to endless stimulus to keep the current cycle going.

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The Menace of Sub-Zero Interest-Rate Policy

Blog04/12/2019

If central banks had all respected a 1-2% floor to interest rates through the last decade how would economic recovery have taken place and what would have been the nature of the expansion?

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